Ohio State Women's Basketball Defeats IUP, 72-50, In Season-Opening Exhibition Game

By 11W Staff on October 28, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Makayla Waterman

The Ohio State women's basketball team took the court for its first competitive action of the season on Sunday at Value City Arena, and came away with a 72-50 victory in an exhibition game against Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

  1 2 3 4 F
OHIO STATE 20 11 24 17 72
IUP 13 13 11 13 50

Bowling Green transfer Carly Santoro and freshman Dorka Juhasz led the Buckeyes with 14 points each in the win, while freshmen Janai Crooms and Aaliyah Patty each added 12 points off the bench.

La Salle transfer Adreana Miller added nine points for the Buckeyes, while fifth-year senior Makayla Waterman scored eight points and grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds. Pacific transfer Najah Queenland scored Ohio State's other three points.

Kevin McGuff's squad, which faces the tough challenge of replacing its top six scorers from last season, opens its regular season at Value City Arena next Tuesday, Nov. 6, against USF.

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